Szczesny slams father

Wojciech Szczesny has become embroiled in a war of words with his own father over controversial comments his parent made about Gunners boss Arsene Wenger and his teammates, AFP reports. Szczesny is likely to start for Arsenal in the FA Cup final against Aston Villa at Wembley on Saturday despite

Man City target F’Eagles players

Manchester City Head of Player Recruitment Gary Worthington has arrived in New Zealand to monitor talents in the 2015 FIFA Under-20 World Cup which kicks off on Saturday in the Oceanian nation. According to reports,   Flying Eagles stars including Ifeanyi Matthew, Bernard Bulbwa, Prince Omego, and Kingley Sokari are among

Photos: Former President Goodluck Jonathan and Wife ‘Mama Peace’ Arrive in Hometown of Otuoke Amid Warm Welcome-Back Celebration!

Former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan and his wife, Patience Jonathan “Mama Peace” arrived in GEJ’s hometown Otuoke, Bayelsa State today, and the ex-First Couple received a very warm welcome from the town’s residents!

Neymar is a born leader – Former coach

Brazil captain Neymar is a born leader, according to the Barcelona star’s former coach. According to Goal, the 23-year-old was handed his country’s captaincy by coach Dunga following last year’s World Cup and has since led the Selecao to eight consecutive victories, scoring eight goals in the process.

HFN postpones girls tourney

Handball Federation of Nigeria Secretary Elijah Ameh has said the U-15 girls championships earlier scheduled to run from June 15 to 24 has been postponed indefinitely, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. Ameh told NAN during the week that the postponement was to give more teams to register for the

‘Nigeria’ll produce chess grand master’

Edo State chess coach Omoyewmen Afolabi believes the country will produce a grand master in the sport soon, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. Afolabi told NAN  in Benin during the week that the dream would be realised if the game is popularised at the grassroots.

Destroyer hails Okowa

Undisputed African wrestling Super heavyweight champion Tony Nwabueze has praised Delta State new Governor Ifeanyi Okowa over his plans for sports development in the state. Nwabueze, who was nicknamed Tony Destroyer by his fans because of his fighting style and his penchant for knocking out his opponents, says he is

Dortmund aim for German Cup

Borussia Dortmund hope to bring down the curtain on Jurgen Klopp’s seven years as head coach by lifting the German Cup on his swansong in Saturday’s final against VfL Wolfsburg, AFP reports. The 47-year-old announced in April he would be leaving at the end of the season with Thomas Tuchel

French Open: Sharapova advances

Defending champion Maria Sharapova reached the French Open last-16 on Friday although she appeared on the verge of tears at the end of her straight-sets win over Samantha Stosur, AFP reports. The world number two made the fourth round for the 11th time with a 6-3, 6-4 win over the

Kashamu’s extradition not over – NDLEA

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency said even though it withdrew its operatives from the house of senator-elect, Mr. Buruji Kashamu, in compliance with a court order, the extradition effort against the senator is not over.

Ex-Eagles stars urge FG to save Lagos stadium

Nigeria ’80 Africa Cup of Nations winners Segun Odegbami, Christian Chukwu and Adokiye Amiesimaka have expressed their disappointment with the deplorable state of the National Stadium, Lagos, urging the Federal Government to rehabilitate the complex. The stadium, which was built in 1972, has hosted major competitions such as the 1973

Asisat Oshoala’s BBC award

Congratulations to President Muhammadu Buhari. I wish him all the knowledge, wisdom and understanding in the world. Mr President will undoubtedly need all these qualities and more in the dispensation of his duties.

At Vision 2020, pupils find hope in making career choices

There seemed to be expressions of hope on the faces of pupils from some Lagos secondary schools who settled in the Shell Hall of MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos last Thursday to witness the 20th edition of Vision 2020 Nigeria, a youth empowerment and restoration initiative career workshop which is organised

Six killed by suicide bomber at a wedding ceremony in Borno

The Borno State Police Command on Friday said six persons were killed by a sucide bomber who attacked the venue of a wedding fatiha in Tashan Alade in Hawul Local Government Area of Borno State. The state Commissioner of Police, Mr.

Thugs brutalise journalist for report on Buhari, Nasarawa gov

Thugs suspected to be APC loyalists in Nasarawa State on Friday beat Daily Trust correspondent in the state, Mr. Hir Joseph to astate of coma during Governor TankoAl-Makura’s inauguration in Lafia, the state capital.

My parents are using my destiny to get wealth –varsity undergraduate

In a series of shocking allegations that have left his parents heartbroken, a 21-year-old undergraduate, Demilade Osholonge, who was initially reported as kidnapped, has accused his father and mother of engaging in occultism which he alleged was behind the many spiritual attacks he had been experiencing since he was 17.